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and something would happen. >> look at what happened. >> so we've got john fuglesang holding down the fort in new york. we've got mooks here in burbank. we've got a full show today. hello, jim you walked in. >> hello. >> give him a minute to get organized. never mind the live radio tv thing happening. >> jim is joining you for the show? >> how gallant? >> we had headphones in the studio. >> look at that. somebody else's fault. >> but we got rude pundit coming up this hour and right now we've got news with jacki schechner. >> i do it all. look at that. good morning everybody. president obama, vice president biden meeting today with law enforcement officials from three communities rocked by gun violence. new tossen police chief michael kehoe along with his counter parts from aurora, colorado and oak creek wisconsin where a gunman killed six people and wounded four others at a sikh temple in august. u.s. attorney general eric holder and homeland security secretary janet napolitano will be sitting in as they have in many of the meetings that vice president biden had been holding along the way.
" is next. >> john: the g.o.p. is evolving on immigration refororm because it better tested with focus groups. the grieving father of a 6-year-old newtown victim is openly heckled and satan's mignons are now working around the clo clock to prepare the special party room in hel for americans who care more about their toys than the lives of other americans. >> the boy scout of america are open to letting some chapters accept gays while letting others discriminate against gays. they used to be all homophobic. today is the birthday of univision's cristina saralegui miss oprah winfrey congressman paul ryan and 179 years ago today, president andrew jackson ordered the first use of federal troops to suppress a labor dispute. that should never take anything away from his solid record as a genocidal indian killer. >> john: good evening, i'm john fuglesang. thank you for joins for "viewpoint." is it possible, could both house of congress and the white house actually come together and find a solution to one of our country's most contentious issues? according to president obama in las vegas today
on the young turks.com that's what we're going to talk about tonight. "viewpoint" is next. >> john: an abraham met with law enforcement officials today at the white house. or as rush limbaugh put it, a bunch of cops surrounded a black guy. and now governor palin i have to tell you santorum, gingrich have shown that being a crazy slandering homophobic washed-up politician who has been wrong about everything means you're finally qualified it to run for president. "p" this past weekend country singer-songwriter lucinda williams turned 60 and today is the birthday of talk radio star randi rhodes and alan alda 28 years ago today. usa for africa recorded "we are the world" proving that an anointing song with too much air play could actually help people. this is sup. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> john: good evening i'm john fugelsang. thank you for joining us. what a day. who said bipartisanship is dead in washington? well, a bi friendly group of eight senators got so friendly that they met five times to work out principles for a comprehensive plan to overall our nation's immigration laws. now the group inclu
. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> john: wayne lapierre testifies before congress that making mentally unstable people submit to background checks before they can buy guns won't save lives because when it cops to lowering the bar this man has raised the bar. israel has and syria continues to massacre its own people. and egypt replaces the guy who replaced the guy from to years ago and this is why we have to bomb iran. gym nabors is gay as he happily marries his long-time partner. no surprise, no surprise, no surprise. today is the bird of president roosevelt gene hackman and dick cheney. and 43 years ago the beatles gave their last performance. which is too bad. if they had lip-synced they might have been invited to do the super bowl. this is "viewpoint." [ ♪ music ♪ ] whether or not good evening, i'm john fugelsang. thank you so much for joining us. coming up, chaos in the middle east and a mysterious israeli airstrike. the hits one mom is taking for daring to write her kids without god. and gomer pyle is now gomer pyle lgbt. but first gun laws are being discussed behind closed doors in the senat
of jacki robinson. carol channing is 92, and john lydon aka johnny rotten of the sex pistols is 57 p. and 148 years ago today congress passed the 13th amendment, which made it possible for the greatest actor alive to play four greatest president ever, oh, it abolished slavery too. this is "viewpoint." >> john: good evening, i'm john fugelsang. thank you for watching "viewpoint." coming up chaos in the g.o.p. as republicans split on immigration. a new movie asks if a convicted activist was really a cop killer as charged or really a political prisoner and why should the nra draw the line at your right to own assault weapons when rocket launchers need love, too. but first, senator chuck hagel may be a decorateed vietnam veteran, successful businessman and twice-elected republican senator from nebraska. but he ran into a little trouble on the capitol hill today. hagel testified before the armed services committee, which will have to pass onties nomination to be president obama's secretary of defense. >> i'm on the record of many issues but no one individual vote. no one individual quote.
>> john: six months after reiterating gays and lesbians have no place in the scouts and neff will, the national board might let local scouting groups decide their own policies. only last july, the organization said it would keep barring openly gay people saying same-sex relations don't mesh with the scouting oath to be "morally straight." that always seemed more like a pun than a reason. but what made the board start rethinking discrimination now? well maybe corporate donors such as intel that have been putting on a lot of pressure or maybe it's the million plus signatures that supported ending the bigoted ban or maybe the scout law itself. which does require scouts to be friendly courteous kind and brave. but is it really brave if the bigotry is still optional? joining me is zach wahls an eagle scout whose speech defending his two moms' right to marry went heroicically viral. he's author of the book "my two moms." it is a pleasure. no big secret, zach, when it comes to gay rights, the boy scouts have been in the wilderness for quite a long time. how important a change is this? ca
now stay right here. "viewpoint" is next. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> john: what is worse, "zero dark thirty" which glorifies torture or the twilight movies which constitute torture. the republicans are tired of fighting democrats so some of them are upgrading to just fighting democracy. and it turns out there is oil in afghanistan. sean hannity is demanding that we reinvade. the oil will pay for the war. just like last time. today is the birthday of the late virginia woolf alicia keys and texas chainsaw massacre and poltergeist director tobe hooper. and 98 years ago today alexander graham bell made the first cross-country phone call. tragically he did it using at&t wireless and dropped out halfway through. this is "viewpoint." [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> john: good evening i'm john fugelsang. thank you so much for joining us tonight. with the nothing in the 2012 national election behind them, and the risk of demographic doom at the hands of surging minority groups growing every day the g.o.p. is making an all-out effort to reboot the whole brand. last night luis boy governor bobby jindal ha
-breaking comedy tour before, and if you have, do it again. on april 13th hal sparks, john fugelsang, and the darling of progressive media, steph steph are bringing a whole new level of naughty comedy to chicago. that's the stephanie miller sexy liberal comedy tour. live at the chicago theater. for your ticket goes to sexyliberal.com. >> no background check required. >> stephanie: and that's 11:00 am chicago time tickets go on sale. this is the only midwest one, and one west coast one, and that's it for 2013. [ applause ] >> stephanie: exactly. there you go. chicago. but ticket aren't available now -- 11:00 am chicago time. >> all right. >> stephanie: that's when we get off. i couldn't announce it after we're on the air. >> we could announce it just before we got off of the air, and have people listen for all three hours. >> stephanie: all right. what? >> your red wine brain has forgotten the art of teasing. >> stephanie: that destroyed that part of my broadcast training. oh i didn't go to broadcast school. that's right. i can improvise. i can do the line of the nurs
senator john kerry to replace clinton as secretary of state in an overwhelming vote of 94 to 3. clinton was having an interactive online interview. as she heads out the door, she is leading -- leaving a legacy the most traveled secretary of state in history. more 950,000 miles, visited 112 countries and held 1700 meetings with world leaders. next up for the president today. he is talking immigration reform at 3:55 and 4:15. yesterday, obama unveiled his new immigration proposal for the country and urged congress to act quickly on immigration reforming the nation's laws. the president said his biggest failure in his first term was not accomplishing comprehensive immigration reform. this will term, he wants to see a quick path to citizenship for many of the country's 11 million illegal immigrants. lawmakers will have the senate's plan to consider which a bi-partisan group released on monday. in many aspects, they were similar. the senate's would call for tougher border control before granting citizenship to immigrants already in the country. more bill press i
. >> she has. john kerry has big shoes to fill. but i don't think shoes are the right world. the president of the foreign relations community said it. >> i would say that john kerry has some fire lee large manola manola baloniks to fills. >> that was very good. >> the no m -- how tall would be he if he was in a pair of manola baloniks. >> he was a monster. >> i don't think he would walk in them like hillary condition. >> i think they are a brand of shoes. i had no idea. >> i thought i was the only stupid one out there. i didn't know what they were talking about. >> i did know that. i did know that. >> of course. >> of course. i had no idea. only at 6:00 a.m. in the morning can you have a conversation with malona baloniks. >> tina turner -- they were famous before tina, but it's known that tina dances in manola balonisk. >> i thought she was talking -- he was talking about the glasses. she has the anti-concussion glasses. >> they are very expensive shoes. >> $3,000 a pop. >> i know this because i used to watch sex and the city. >> the fac
is now. >> jennifer: joining me now to discuss the hearings today on gun laws is john rosenthal, founder of stop handgun violence. he is coming to us from west newton, massachusetts, john welcome back inside "the war room." >> thank you jennifer >> jennifer: how effective can state and local laws be when federal laws are still so weak. >> massachusetts has proven you can be pretty darn effective. we have the most comprehensive gun flaws the nation. we're an urban industrial state. we have the lowest firearm fatality rate in the nation. and we border states that don't require background checks. but the bad news jen, like you said, it's virtually the equivalent of a 9/11 attack every month and a half to two months in america. a classroom every three days is emptied from gun violence, and we are hearing that it is hard for members of congress to require a background check for gun sales? you need a background check to be a little league coach. but you don't need a background check to buy thousands of assault weapons from dealers every day if you want. and as
the money. >> john mccain chuck hagel lots of drama. >> comedy before the superbowl weekend and nobody found it funny. >> the can we say is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straight forward question. i would like the answer whether you were right or wrong and then you are free to elaborate. >> michael hastings, you have something for us about football, don't you? >> yes in advance of superbowl weekend, no one found it funny. >> what about gay guys, any approach you? >> i don't do the gay guys. >> are there any on the 49ers? >> lots of drama between chuck hagel and john mccain. and it's go time. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> all right. the big story of the day today has to do with the excel key stone pipeline. it's been coming up again and again. the obama administration has refused to sign the permits to allow for the complete construction of the pipeline. for those of you who don't know what it is, it's a $7 billion project that would pump more than 800,000-barrels of toxic tar sands crude each day from alberta through america's agricultural heart lands to remainries in the gulf. environment
. some believe the country was built on both. and later norm! i mean john, the next secretary of state's trip to everyone' favorite watering hole. plea stick around. how far will people go to relieve their sore throat? try these. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an active ingredient that stays with you long after the lozenge is gone. not just a sensation sensational relief. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. >> jennifer: the tone on immigration reform has come a long way since the presidential campaign. here is how the oddly named group american principles in action. here's how they tried to frame the president's immigration record back in august. >> don't be fooled by president obama's words. he's not for immigrants. he only wants our vote. a temporary solution that still cheats them of equal status. why didn't he keep his promise of immigration reform? >> jennifer:
republicans led by john mccain. four led by john schumer who have come up with a come comprehensive immigration plan bi-partisan they are going to announce today which includes a path to citizenship as well as tougher enforcement at the border all contained in one bill. president obama will talk about it in las vegas tomorrow. >> that's huge story. but perhaps a bigger story sara palin dumped by fox news. she was soaking it up and saying nothing. finally, they dumped her but they still have karl rove and dennis cue sin itch. kus. nich. all of that coming up here on current tv. floorboard >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. i want the people who watch our show, to be able to come away armed with the facts, and the arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the
the hearing on gun control was taking place, and israel during an air strike deep inside of syria. john kerry said farewell to the senate. hilary's final day is tomorrow. and then brennan the next director of the cia, and we have a new senator of massachusetts, mo calen, i'm telling you, you need a program to identify all of the new players around here. and now for today's current news update early on the west coast here she is lisa ferguson. >> hey bill, good morning, everyone. nothing on the president's public schedule today just his usual daily briefing in the oval office. vice president biden has a relatively open day as well he is at teping a committee lunch at the capitol. as for the president's longer term schedule, though he is calling for immigration reform by year's end and maybe even as early as june. obama spoke with television stations yesterday and said he wants this taken care of within the first half of the year. the president unveiled his proposal for comprehensive immigration reform on tuesday. he said he will let congress consider the senate plan
to people just cowering. let's go to carry in wisconsin. >> caller: john mccain and marco rubio are wasting their time. they will never get the latino vote at all. and all of this bob mcdonald stuff of trying to pass abortion stuff around. it's none of their business about the ababortions. >> stephanie: wait what does abortion have to do with the immigration debate. >> caller: just how foolish the republican party is, and the way they think. the abortion i would like all of the -- you know none-abortion people to think do americans have the right to make decisions about their kids? bob mcdonald. can i call him and say you have the right to have a kid or not. or make decisions about his kids >> stephanie: or can i shove something up one of your orafass? >> caller: yeah. and i'm a former tea partier, and they have brainwashed most republicans. the ex-tea partiers are -- they think the 47% is so stupid and they are not going to gain anymore votes because people will only get better. >> stephanie: i don't know about you personally, but i think that's what happened to a lot of
's endorsement. maybe that's what accounts for some of john mccain's bitterness. mccain isn't the only one who is lining up against hagel though. senator lindsey graham, mccain mccain's new bff also took a shot. he brought up hagel's newest comment that, quote the jewish lobby intimidateed law makers. >> name one person in your opinion who is intimidated by the israeli lobby in the united states senate. >> well, first. >> name one. >> i don't know. >> why would you say it? >> i didn't have in mind a specific person. >> jennifer: that, too went on and on. after the hearing graham, who up until that point had been none noncommittal told foreign policy magazine that he was unlikely to vote for hagel. others went further. senator dan coates gave a 15 minute speech said he would vote no. hagel's performance did not earn him much praise from the other side of the aisle. here is senator claire mccaskill. >> well, i'm going to be candid. i think chuck hagel is much more comfortable asking questions than answering them. that's one bad habit you get into when you've been in the senate. you can dish it o
♪ ♪ hey! ♪ >> bill: who knew that john boehner was such a good friend of cyprian's. >> happy birthday, cyprian! >> we still won't let him talk though. >> bill: what time is the cake arriving? i ordered it. >> did you? with the little person inside of it that's going to pop out? >> bill: don't give away any secrets. >> i'm sorry. >> bill: big celebration -- not a birthday but a big celebration at the white house yesterday. president obama doing one of the things he loves doing welcoming the champs, the nba champs, the miami heat to the east room of the white house. he said, you know, you guys, you have plea -- me to thank. >> obama: a few of them were here a couple of years ago for a pickup game on my birthday. i'm not trying to take all the credit, coach but i think it's clear that going up against me prepared them -- [ laughter ] -- to take on durand westbrook. it sharpened their skills. it gave them the competitive edge that they needed. and i think part of the reason they came back today is they want another shot at the old guy. [ laughter ] >> bill: another shot at the old guy. in
the next generation. it is a huge number. another member of the gang of eight, senator john mccain seems to have gotten the message. >> i'll give you a little straight talk. look at the last election. look at the last election. we are losing dramatically the hispanic voted which we think should be ours for a variety of reasons, and we have got to understand that. >> jennifer: actually this is the first time that john mccain has signed on to any of the president's top legislative priorities. the president says he likes the blueprint from this gang of eight, so despite earlier reports that the president would submit his own proposal today he said that he would be backing the senator, and that decision came after a private meeting with democratic members of the congressional hispanic caucus. cnn reports that those members urged the president not to unveil his own legislation for fear of compromising this -- these delicate bipartisan talks. jay carney the spokesman of the house with seems to confirm that that happened. >> i'm not going to negotiate legislative tactics f
, as john mccain even said yesterday these people have been here doing all of this work for years and years and years. if you want to make it so punitive, that's not going to work either. do you think? >> who was the labor force during the second world war when all of the men of the united states were overseas fighting? they came up here and they have been here ever since. the thing is, too i have an agenda. back in the '70s and '80s for the farm growers trying to help them. the thing is that they're trying to split the vote. they're trying to say this. marco rubio can represent the couple hundred thousand in florida. and the illegal aliens which can vote but there are millions and millions and millions of us here in this country that are latinos that are american-mexicans that come from guatemala, honduras, all of the other places and mexico that are in this country. nobody's even talking about us. when they say illegal they are disrespecting us. we've been here. we're more legal than they are. >> illegals are europeans. >> stephanie: exactly. here's why i shouldn't have my interwebs open
to actually step out and flee. john travolta will probably die scientologist, so will tom cruise. >> stay one more segment for us because i want to ask you if you think this religion is done for in the long run how they keep people and i'm interested in how they keep the juicy tidbits.............................. >> cenk: all right, we're back on "the young turks." we're talking to jamie dewolf, the great grandson of l. ron hubbard, the founder of scientology. jamie, you talk about in your work how your great grandfather apparently hid thousands of dollars in shoe boxes, etc. do you think for him this was all about the money? >> i think that l. ron was not all about the money. that was a precipitating factor. he was shocked himself with how much money he made with dienetics. he was building this track in front of him and he was selling secrets, secrets of immortality and all this super human power alien and god knows what. but then at a certain point he was not making super humans and everything was based on lies and stuff he had completely conjured out of thin air. then at a certain point h
house to have it used against you. john you are on the "stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi, stephanie. i watch your show all the time. and i would like to point out one thing. i used to be a -- a member of the nra. no longer. i gave it up. i think they are off the wall. but i think why they resinate with people is that, you know there's something missing from the dialogue and that is the government. what -- after we get these laws in place -- and i do believe that we should have these laws in place and background checks and get rid of the high capacity magazines, but what is missing -- and maybe you heard it -- i haven't heard it yet, is that what are we going to do when we catch these criminals? what are we going to do with the drug traffickers or the people smuggling the guns in? there's no dialogue about -- is it going to be ten years? it is going to be no parole? this is what -- and i direct your attention to what happened here in webster, new york where we had a heinous criminal beat his grandmother to death with a claw hammer and the government tur
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